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The station with ICOS code BE-Maa, is located in Maasmechelen, 10 Km northeast of the city of Genk on the Belgian Campine plateau or High Campine, a region that stretches over north-eastern Belgium and the south-eastern Netherlands. A national park of 60 Km2 now encompasses part of this region, founded in 2006. The site is situated in a 400ha heathland called Mechelse heide, and it is a shrubland dominated by common heather (Calluna vulgaris L.), that grows up to one meter high. Other typical species are cross-leaved heath (Erica tetralix L.), bell heather (Erica cinerea L.) and common broom (Cytisus scoparius L.).
10.3 °C
839.1 mm
116.7 W/m2

Current staff

Name Role (ICOS vocabulary) Start date
Tim De Meulder Researcher 2020-01-21
Lodewijk Lefevre Researcher 2017-10-01
Marilyn Roland Principal Investigator 2014-01-01
Jan Segers Researcher 2014-01-01
Jasper Van Look Engineer 2019-07-01

Former staff

Name Role (ICOS vocabulary) Start date End date
Tim De Meulder Engineer 2018-10-01 2020-01-20


50.97987, 5.631851
87 m
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